Rackwick Burn

Rackwick Burn sounds like an unfortunate little rash but is actually the name of a small stream on the Orkney Island of Hoy.

Rackwick Burn, Hoy - photograph (c) 2016 David Bailey (not the)

What a thrill to have been able to photograph Orkney from the air in a tiny light aircraft.

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